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Croatia – Last Day!

This year marks the 800th anniversary of the Statute of the Town and Island of Korčula. http://www.posta.hr/default.aspx?d=3622&fyr=2014&m=53488. http://www.korcula.net/history/filippi/statut_e.htm Within the framework of the Programme, the Symposium about Statute started at 08.00 on Friday, September 26th, 2014. We participated in the celebration of the opening ceremony, where important persons of public and political life were presented, … Continue reading

Thursday, 25. September 2014

We started the day with a lecture on “Moreška” in front of the Town Hall. Marija Hajdić, the director of the Town Museum, told us many interesting things about the traditional sword dance which has been preserved to the present day only in Korčula. We visited a museum dedicated to “Moreška” which is located in the … Continue reading

First day in Korčula!

On Wednesday 24th September, the program of our meeting, continues in the town of Korcula. Articles: http://dubrovacki.hr/clanak/67122/u-korculi-zapoceo-medunarodni-susret-knjiznicara.  In the Korčula Cultural Centre, welcome performance was organized by the pupils of the “Petar Kanavelić” Primary School. The Partners were briefly informed about the most important persons and attractions of Korčula’s local heritage. Special attention was put on the sword dance … Continue reading

On the way to Korčula, Tuesday 23.9.2014

We visited Ston Public Library. Mrs. Sandra Vuletić the Head of the Library informed us about development of librarianship there, and tourist guide talked about the history of Stone, Ston Walls and especially Ston Saltern. We visited also Orebić Public Library, where we were welcomed by the head of the library Mrs. Nataša Tolj, volunteer and childrens … Continue reading

Dubrovnik, Tuesday, 23.9.2014

First of all, we visited Dubrovnik Public Library. Our host there was PhD Marica Šapro-Ficović, responsible for development of the libraries in Dubrovnik-Neretva County. She welcomed us and said something briefly about the history of libraries in Dubrovnik. Particular attention has caused her lecture:  Life of libraries under war conditions in Croatia 1991-1995: with special consideration … Continue reading

Meeting in Croatia – Welcome dinner in Hotel Kompas Dubrovnik

Meeting in Korčula – Croatia, 22. – 27. 9. 2014 3 weeks after meeting in Finland the partners are again together. Meeting point is Dubrovnik, Croatia. We accommodated at hotel Kompas, near by the beach and the old city centar. It was a pleasure to see each other again, but also to meet some new … Continue reading

Welcome Performance and Official Reception at the Town Hall in Korčula